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All Is Bright (20)

As the young cop leaves, Maggie is relieved. Not that she wouldn’t have helped, even gladly; she could have easily stayed at the diner for another twenty minutes while Dave Novak was away. It was the sort of thing that local business owners do for each other—little gestures when someone else needs help, small moments when they look out for each other.

Installment twenty of "All Is Bright."

December 20, 2019 in Fiction | Permalink